Following Skull Surgery, Gabrielle Giffords Is Awake & Talking

Neurosurgeons in Houston performed a cranioplasty on Gabrielle Giffords, who is now awake and communicating. The surgery involved attaching a plastic implant to cover Giffords's head, which will allow her to live without the helmet she's worn since January. Progress!

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Though the circumstances are tragic and her healing is only in the early stages, this whole thing is just remarkable and she amazes me.